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Australia to Purchase Triton Aircraft System, Delivering Unprecedented Maritime Domain Awareness

The Australian Department of Defence­ officially announced its plan on June 26, 2018 to purchase the Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC)-built Triton aircraft system, further cementing the company’s commitment to a longstanding U.S. ally. An unmanned aircraft system with an autonomous capability built for maritime intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, Triton is the first Northrop Grumman-built… Read More ›

Citation Longitude circles the globe: 31,000 nautical miles in 31 days

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron, Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today announced the Cessna Citation Longitude has successfully circumnavigated the globe, demonstrating its commanding performance and impressive reliability to customers along the way. Throughout its world tour, the Longitude traveled more than 31,000 nautical miles, flew 27 legs and visited 12 countries.  “This far-reaching tour enabled… Read More ›

SIA To Boost Australia, Europe, Southeast Asia And West Asia Services

Singapore Airlines will be increasing flight frequency to points in Australia, Europe, Southeast Asia and West Asia in the Northern Summer operating season (26 March 2017 to 28 October 2017) to meet growing travel demand. In Australia, Melbourne will be served with 31 weekly flights, up from 28, with effect from 17 July 2017, while… Read More ›

Northrop Grumman Demonstrates Live Distributed Connectivity Between Royal Australian Air Force Simulators and US-based Test Lab

Northrop Grumman Australia, a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC), successfully provided a proof-of-concept demonstrating the value of a distributed network environment between two Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) simulators and a Northrop Grumman test lab providing advanced, realistic, virtual training at multiple sites on opposite sides of the globe. The demonstration last month… Read More ›

Air New Zealand unveils new-look lounge in Queenstown

Air New Zealand has today unveiled the first stage of its sleek new lounge at Queenstown Airport. The stylish black and white lounge offers sweeping views across the tarmac and out to Queenstown’s stunning Remarkables mountain range. Today’s opening, just in time for the busy Air New Zealand Queenstown International Marathon weekend, is the first stage of a two-part… Read More ›

Nausori Airport Runway Cleared for B737 Operations

Airports Fiji Limited and Fiji Airways announced that the Nausori Airport (Suva) is now cleared for B737 aircraft operations. AFL contractors have successfully concluded and tested the sealant and repair works on the airport’s runway, and Fiji Airways has verified its suitability for B737 operations. Some limitations and restrictions will apply, however, including in situations… Read More ›

Rolls-Royce supports c.onclusions of report into Trent 900 incident on board Qantas flight QF32 in 2010

Rolls-Royce supports the conclusions of the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) report into the failure of a Trent 900 engine on board a Qantas Airways Airbus A380 on 4 November, 2010. Earlier today, the ATSB published its final report into the incident, which happened on a flight from Singapore to Sydney. Colin Smith, Director Engineering &… Read More ›

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